Sydney’s culture combines a heady mix of spectacular landscape, Indigenous and colonial heritage, leading cultural institutions and festivals, multicultural fabric and unique neighbourhoods—each with their own distinctive character and history, equating to a cultural offer that is world-class.

The Sydney Culture Essays, published by the Committee for Sydney, capture the thinking of some of the leading voices in Sydney’s cultural life. Our essayists tease out the debates and conversations shaping Sydney’s cultural landscape, navigating the role of culture for Sydneysiders and communicating our identity and potential to the world.

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Copyright in this collection and the Introduction © 2017 the Committee for Sydney. Copyright © in the individual essays remains with the authors. Website by Mitch Brown & Pat Armstrong.